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Freedom's prophet : Bishop Richard Allen, the AMR Church, and the Black founding fathers / Richard S. Newman.

Newman, Richard S. (Author).

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: A Black founder's many worlds -- For zion's sake : I will not rest -- Gospel labors -- The year of the fever, part 1 : a (deceptively) simple narrative of the Black people -- The year of the fever, part 2 : Allen's antislavery appeal -- We participate in common : Allen's role as a Black mediator -- A liberating theology : establishing the AME Church -- Stay or go : Allen and African colonization -- Allen challenged : shadow politics and community conflict in the 1820s -- A Black founders' expanding visions -- Last rights -- Conclusion: Richard Allen and the soul of Black reform.
Subject: Allen, Richard, 1760-1831.
African Methodist Episcopal Church > Bishops > Biography.
African Methodist Episcopal Church > History.
Bishops > United States > Biography.
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